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DDoS is changing: How ransom-based DDoS attacks are gaining momentum
Jan29

DDoS is changing: How ransom-based DDoS attacks are gaining momentum

DDoS is changing: How ransom-based DDoS attacks are gaining momentum Source – BBC.com DDoS attacks can be extremely damaging. Short for Distributed Denial of Service attacks, DDoS attacks seek to knock websites or other internet services offline by bombarding them with massive amounts of fraudulent traffic. This overwhelms them to the point that they are unable to let through legitimate traffic from genuine users. DDoS attacks...

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How Do Cybercriminals Hack Your Password?
Jan27

How Do Cybercriminals Hack Your Password?

How Do Cybercriminals Hack Your Password? Source – BBC.com The ultimate goal of most petty hackers is to steal your money. If they break into your bank accounts, PayPal, or investment pages, they can do some severe financial damage. Likewise, if they break into the email account associated with your monetary accounts, they can take control of your critical passwords. Weak Cryptography It’s essential for you to avoid weak...

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SolarWinds Hackers Breached Malwarebytes Emails
Jan20

SolarWinds Hackers Breached Malwarebytes Emails

But Malwarebytes said that the hack isn’t related to the SolarWinds incident.  https://blog.malwarebytes.com/malwarebytes-news/2018/01/important-web-blocking-ram-usage/ Malwarebytes, as the name suggests, is security software that protects your computer from malware. It has been around for many years and it has millions of users around the world.  It’s safe to use. But its security technology may not be enough.  On...

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Steps to Secure Your Data While Shopping Online
Jan19

Steps to Secure Your Data While Shopping Online

Steps to Secure Your Data While Shopping Online Source – BBC.com The Covid-19 pandemic means that many people will be doing their holiday shopping online this year. Some of us are more accustomed to a traditional bricks and mortar store and so may be a little wary of handing our credit card details over to the online world. It’s true that there are risks associated with online shopping and any type of online security breach puts...

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5 Practical Ways to Enhance Data Security in a Remote Workforce
Dec15

5 Practical Ways to Enhance Data Security in a Remote Workforce

5 Practical Ways to Enhance Data Security in a Remote Workforce Source – BBC.com Your company recently transitioned to remote operations amid the pandemic to keep employees, customers, and the communities you serve safe. Though it took some time to adjust, you’ve managed to develop a system and acquire tools that allow you to complete daily tasks and manage virtual teams. Seemingly out of nowhere, you receive an influx of calls...

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3 Useful Ways to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet
Nov02

3 Useful Ways to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

3 Useful Ways to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet Source – BBC.com Businesses that track your activity to make a buck, government agencies that eavesdrop on you to ‘keep you safe,’ Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who want you to play by their rules, criminals who record your keystrokes to steal your login credentials, and nosy people on social media who’re overly interested in your personal life, are just some examples of...

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